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Government Documents on Forensic Science: U.S. Government Internet

Government Documents on Forensic Science

U.S. Government Internet

Internet Resources

Increasing volumes of U.S. Government information are available on the Internet. The Purdue Libraries Government Documents Department homepage is a good starting point. GovInfo provides one stop access to the U.S. Government�s major legal, legislative, and regulatory information resources such as the United States Code, congressional bills, congressional committee reports on legislation, and the Code of Federal Regulations.

Other useful U.S. Government Internet resources on forensic science topics include:

National Institute of Standards & Technology Forensics
Armed Forces Medical Examiner System
Centers for Disease Control Emergency Preparedness & Response
Centers for Disease Control-Mortality Data
DNA Forensics-Human Genome Project Information 1990-2003-U.S. Dept. of Energy Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Team (Part of Dept. of Health & Human Services)

Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) National Forensic Laboratory System

Federal Bureau of Investigation

FBI Laboratory Services
Forensic Science Communications  (Ceased publication in 2010)

National Commission on Forensic Science (Justice Dept. & NIST established 2014)

National Institute of Justice

Bureau of Justice Statistics
National Commission on the Future of DNA Evidence
Justice Dept. Inspector General

Defense Forensics &  Biometrics Agency

Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States:  A Path Forward (2009 National Academy of Science report)

Strengthening the Forensic Sciences (National Science and Technology Council-2014)

Identifying the Culprit;  Assessing Eyewitness Identification
(Oct. 2014 NAS report)

tNational Center for Credibility Assessment-Fort Jackson, SC


Dept. of Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives
Secret Service Investigations Division
Federal Law Enforcement Training Center

U.S. Attorneys Bulletin

U.S. Postal Inspection Service


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